China- UU Scholarship Association (CUSA) was established on 11th April 2014 with 6 only members. We aimed at improving the cooperative scientific research between China and the Netherlands and looking after the interests of Chinese Ph.D/researchers working in Utrecht. And during one year pivotal development period, CUSA members are more than doubled and made several achievements.
- Fight for bursary Ph.D rights and achieve some fruitful results:
- Submitting the report to the Ph.D Council, University Council, negotiating with the relevant stakeholders for the inpvoing the rights of Chinese Bursary Ph.Ds in UU and having the discussion with the Rector Magnificus Bert van der Zwaan for the following steps on the improvements of the status of Chinese bursary Ph.Ds in UU.
- With the agreement between CUSA and the Rector, CUSA will be involved into the accommodation and standardized regulation codes between Ph.Ds and each faculty.
- CUSA will be involved into the contact with the international office of UU to help the building up the international cooperation between China and UU.
- Arranging a new round of Opening Ceremony (2015) for new comers and incumbents of Chinese Ph.Ds with a face to face round table discussion between them and relevant academic staff in UU.
- Marjan J. Oudeman LLM, President of Executive Board of UU will participate into the Opening Ceremony in Nov and there will be round table discussion between the participating Chinese Ph.Ds and other staff such as the professors supervising Chinese Ph.ds, the deans and some supporting staff in each faculty. The topics will be covered in the perspectives of cultural differences, miscommunications between each other and the tips of efficient blending into the new academic environment.
- Involvement in the Utrecht Research Funding Days.
- There will be a Funding Raising Days Event in June. CUSA will be informed about the following steps and let more Chinese scholars be participating into that, acquiring the relevant funding application info in the Netherlands.
- CUSA will cooperate with the University to organize another session about the international funding application between China and the Netherlands in Oct. Some experienced scholars who have successfully applied the international findings will be invited into this event
- 协助乌特列支大学筹办科研基金活动节(Utrecht Funding Days)
- 对于2015年6月份的 科研基金活动节， CUSA 将组织大家积极参与其中，为今后科研道路上顺利申请基金提供有益信息。
- 对于2015年10月份的 科研基金活动节， CUSA将邀请中荷学者以及大使馆工作人员就如何申请中荷合作基金以及相关政策进行宣传普及。
- CUSA承接乌特列支学联的事务，并举办了备受好评的cocktail party，为在荷中国留学生繁重学习之余，带来轻松愉快的活动。
Download Chinese Ph.D rights report 博士生权益报告